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Kayak school in Bulgaria

Kayak school in Bulgaria
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Do you want to learn how to padle a whitewater kayak in swift waters, surf a wave and do an Eskimo roll? If you are a beginner and you are starting now, that’s the course for you. Paddling a recreational kayak will be easy after these lessons.

3-day course for whitewater kayaking 

Dates:

The aim of the course is for each beginner to get basic skills and the more advanced paddlers to sharpen what has been learned so far.

The course will be held in 3 consecutive days in the Kresna Gorge on the Struma River, Bulgaria in the summer. The choice of dates is negotiable. It is recommended for beginners that the course takes place in the summer. High temperatures and low river levels make it suitable in July, August, September, and October.

Whitewater kayaking is a collective venture. The exercises are aimed at building skills for paddling in class 2-3 rivers. It is desirable for the participants to be in good physical shape and to be able to swim. The course goes through an initial introduction of equipment, types of kayaks and how to paddle them. Once the paddling techniques are acquired, methods will be shown on how to swim in fast-flowing rivers before a downriver ride. Kayak instructor will teach you and guide you through your first trips on the Struma River.

There are lectures and practices on the following topics:

1. Types of equipment, hydrology, types of rivers;
2. Boat management and paddling techniques;
3. Techniques for entry and exit of reverse currents, ferry-gliding across the river;
4. Techniques of swimming and rope handling;
5. Rescue and self-rescue;
6. Eskimo roll;

Accommodation:
There are camps in the area. It is possible to sleep in a room in Kresna inns. The price per room is 20 lv per night

Price for the 3-day course: 240 leva per person.

The price includes:
  Boat
  Kayak paddle
  Lifevest and helmet
  Complete water equipment – sprayskirt, neoprene, jacket
  Transportation on the river

To ensure quality training, we have limited the number of participants to 3.

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Kayak training for 1 day

If you do not have time for a 3-day course and want to advance with a whitewater kayak, we recommend that you call and arrange a date for you with your instructor. The program will be tailored to the level of the trainer – he/she will train in a part of the river or run a whole section. The gathering point is the base of Rafting and Kayak Club Kresna inns, Struma River, Bulgaria.

Price for 1 day: 90BGN per person.

The price includes:
 Whitewater kayak
 Kayak paddle
  Lifevest and helmet
  Complete water equipment – sprayskirt, neoprene, jacket
  Transport along the river

To ensure quality training, we have limited the number of participants to 3.

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